The PYA is aware of concerns now being articulated in the maritime press regarding the possible future validity of UK certificates of competency.
The French government has published a decree that makes social security registration mandatory for crew working on non-French flagged vessels who reside in France.
As easyJet becomes the first UK airline to announce a hand luggage ban on laptops and tablets, we explain what this flight ban means for your travel plans, especially if you’re flying from the Middle East and North Africa.
At the 2016 International Labour Conference – the 105th annual meeting of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) – government, employer and worker delegates overwhelmingly voted in favour of approving amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, in order to better protect seafarers against harassment on board.
Entering into force on 18 January 2017, the 2014 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 aim to better protect abandoned crew and provide financial security for compensation to crew and their families in cases of a crewmember’s death or long-term disability.
Earth & Sea Elite Lifestyle Management Founder Nuno loved being a special guest during Alison Rentoul’s Ultimate Crew Q&A session today, talking about how he got into yachting, what it takes to be a successful crew member and answering questions from the members!
Pinned to the wall of the well-appointed captain’s office on board the 115 metre explorer yacht Luna is an ambitious plan for a world cruise, laid out in a series of printed sheets, with routes and ports of call marked in red.